CNS track sweeps past Proctor

In perfect competitive conditions last Thursday afternoon, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys track and field team went out last Thursday afternoon and took out Utica Proctor.

The boys Northstars had to go to Utica, but it dominated its contest against the Raiders, winning by the score of 119.5-21.5.

Four different CNS stars had double wins. Ty Howington got it going, as he took the 110-meter high hurdles (15.6 seconds) and adding a top time of 1:02.4 in the 400-meter hurdles.

Elsewhere on the oval, Nathan MacNabb held off Proctor's Doug Mondrick to win the 800-meter run in 2:03.9 and also finished first in the mile in 4:55.6.

Over in field events, Andy Kahl cleared 6 feet 4 inches in the high jump, then put up a top triple jump of 40 feet 9 inches, ahead of teammate Eric Munoz (38 feet 5 inches). Munoz did with the long jump, going 19 feet 8 inches.

To cap it off, Dan Minahan swept the throwing contests, tossing the discus 115 feet and prevailing in the shot put by going 44 feet 6 1/2 inches.

In a competitive pole vault, Craig Barber (11 feet 6 inches) edged out Eric Sykora (11 feet) and Dillon McKee (10 feet), while Kevin Cusworth took the 3,200-meter run in 10:44.5. Tony Rogers tore through 400 meters in 52.3 seconds, while Devin Young won the 200-meter dash (22.8 seconds) and was second to Proctor's Andre Washington in the 100-meter dash in 11.5 seconds.

CNS swept through the 4x100 (44.8 seconds), 4x400 (3:44.7) and 4x800 (9:12.7) relays as Young, Cusworth, Ben Brown, Charles Haven, Brandon Marlow, Jake Whritenour, Mike Flume, Shaun Hyde, Mike Velasco, John Smith and Matt Perkins all participating.

Back at Bragman Stadium, the CNS girls team got a stiff challenge from Proctor on many fronts, but still beat the Raiders 87-54.

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